Students Staff

Listen Again

Releases

Tuesday 15 October 2019

Bug Fixes

  • Listen Again now correctly lists rooms with secondary capture enabled [LTTLISTNAG-120].

Tuesday 15 October 2019

Bug Fixes

  • Emergency fix to Nagios reporting. [LTTLISTNAG-118]
  • Fixed an issue where daily fault emails were including very old recordings (WarnProcessFail()).
  • Fixed an issue where Listen Again would suggest the original damaged recording as a possible suitable alternative.

Misc

  • Amazon Transcribe code is now a little bit more robust.
  • Certain management reports now include additional information about remote recorders.

Monday 23 September 2019

Features

  • At a very rudimentary level (ie. I haven't written the UI yet), departments can now opt-out of module-level recording by event type (classification). [ITS-111764]

Misc

  • Amazon Transcribe code is now a little bit more robust.
  • Tidied up the Listen Again Exporter so that it gives a bit more detail when exporting/zipping files.

Thursday 05 September 2019

Features

  • Staff opt-outs are now annually uplifted to a minimum of SpLD. [EC:Apr-19]
  • Changes to opt-out page behaviour to better capture reasons for opting-out. [EC:Apr-19]
  • Listen Again will now warn if there is a known service alert affecting either Listen Again or Panopto. [LTTLISTNAG-106]
  • Listen Again now allows you to search recordings. [LTTLISTNAG-12]
  • Lab recorder now has the option to split a recording when a new student enters the room.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed bug where admins could not swap remote recorders via WebUI. [LTTLISTNAG-102]
  • Fixed bug where non-timetabled and other additional students were seeing recordings all module variants. [ITS-107395]
  • Minor performance improvements in lab recorder screens.

Misc

  • Listen Again now performs some nightly database maintenance to keep things healthy.
  • Minor changes to ad-hoc recording form to better warn when a particular field is problematic. [LTTLISTNAG-106]
  • Listen Again now logs usage in a better manner, hopefully improving future reporting. [LTTLISTNAG-95]
  • Removed audio-only RSS feed as Panopto now delivers everything via an Audio+Video MP4 file.
  • Added the external speaker consent form to the ad-hoc recording page.

Tuesday 30 July 2019

Misc

  • Minor edits to match latest version of Panopyo (6.0).

Wednesday 24 April 2019

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue with ad-hoc recordings, which had an underlying data issue. [LTTLISTNAG-104]

Wednesday 10 April 2019

Features

  • Listen Again now offers transcripts for some recordings. [LTTLISTNAG-49] + [LTTLISTNAG-87]

Misc

  • Removed jPlayer for audio and video playback as modern browsers now play these natively (HTML5).

Thursday 21 March 2019

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue with lab recorder, where an error would be thrown when trying to list historic recordings.

Thursday 28 February 2019

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue where the audio checker would sometimes think a recording was silent.

Tuesday 05 February 2019

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue where skills lab recorder would store recordings in the wrong folder. [LTTLISTNAG-97]

Friday 07 December 2018

Bug Fixes

  • Temporarily removed audio preview from Remote Recorder overview, to prevent missing image spam.

Misc

  • Behind the scenes, various Listen Again reports can be run for a specific academic year. This will be expanded in the future to provide a year-on-year change.
  • The beginnings of adding a recording light to teaching rooms.
  • Listen Again Scheduler Service now logs more information when a recording has failed (eventlog).

Monday 12 November 2018

Features

  • Listen Again will now start to inform staff when a recording fails due to a technical issue, and try to offer alternatives.
  • Listen Again now produces more proactive checks for LETS, so that they ware informed when a recorder or recording is faulty. [LTTLISTNAG-54]

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed a rare database timeout when sychronising academic group memberships.
  • Fixed bug which caused STEM recordings to be tagged as failed (PanoptoStreamMissing). [Cherwell: 177229]

Misc

  • Changed wording of recording failure/substitution emails.

Thursday 01 November 2018

Features

  • Beta: Listen Again will now start to inform staff when a recording fails due to a technical issue, and try to offer alternatives.
  • Remote Recorder administration screen gives a better overview of historical problems with a recording device.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed bug where Release Notes weren't displaying.
  • Fixed bug where trying to replace a recording in the administration screens would lead to an error.
  • Fixed bug where RSS feed for a module would fail (redirect to Listen Again homepage). [Cherwell: 173493]
  • Fixed bug preventing Listen Again recordings appearing in Moodle (web.config). However this functionality is currently disabled to reduce server load.

Misc

  • Listen Again Scheduler Service (LASS) now only waits for 14 days before tagging a problematic recording in Panopto as failed (previously 30d).
  • LASS is now more robust when it encounters multiple remote recorders with the same name (asset number).

Friday 19 October 2018

Features

  • Major rewrite of skills lab code. Now supports multiple campuses and departments. [LTTLISTNAG-80] [LTTLISTNAG-82] [LTTLISTNAG-84]

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed issue where Listen Again would sometimes ignore staff whose title had changed.
  • Fixed issue where Listen Again block in Moodle was failing to list recordings.
  • Fixed issue where the running total number of playbacks was being incorrectly reported.

Misc

  • When opting-out of Listen Again, the confirmation email now includes a sumamry of your opt-out preferences.

Thursday 27 September 2018

Features

  • Panopto now uses ADFS authentication, reducing the number of times users are asked to sign in. [LTTLISTNAG-63]
  • Listen Again now takes the full module code and campus into account when working out who can access a recording (code-level-period-campus). [LTTLISTNAG-42]

Bug Fixes

  • Listen Again now manages its own groups within Panopto, ensuring that users correctly lose access to a recording when they are no longer timetabled for a module. [LTTLISTNAG-52] [LTTLISTNAG-39]

Misc

  • Listen Again Exporter and Audio Level applications now ask Panopto for the UNC path to a recording, rather than blindly guessing based on hardcoded values.
  • Listen Again now keeps track of recordings that are purposefully ended prematurely.